It looks like post-UFC life is treating Tito Ortiz just fine. Ortiz banked a hefty $300,000 purse for his split decision victory over fellow UFC Hall of Famer Stephan Bonnar in the headlining bout of Saturday's Bellator 131 event, according to information released to Sherdog.com by the California State Athletic Commission. Bonnar took home $100,000 in the losing effort, although he could have doubled that amount had he defeated Ortiz. Aside from the two former UFC stalwarts, lightweight champion read news >>
Not surprisingly, Tito Ortiz topped the Bellator 131 fighter salaries with a reported payout of $300,000. read news >>
Guess what haters, the joke is on you! Bellator 131 headliner Tito Ortiz banked a whopping $300,000 payday for disposing of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) import Stephan Bonnar at last Sat. night's (Nov. 15, 2014) Spike TV mixed martial arts (MMA) event in San Diego, California (highlights). "The American Psycho" took home $100,000. That probably doesn't sit well with lightweight champion Will Brooks, who claimed just $62,000 for turning away former division kingpin Michael Chandler in the read news >>
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Wednesday's UFC on FUEL TV 4 event averaged 211,000 viewers, which ranks second among the series' four events to date.
Additionally, the July 12 broadcast peaked with a healthy 291,000 FUEL TV viewers for the night's main event, which saw Chris Weidman stop Mark Munoz via second-round TKO.
MMAjunkie.com today confirmed the figures with industry sources.
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones ($400,000) and fellow headliner
Rashad Evans ($300,000) were the top earners at this past weekend's UFC
They accounted for 56 percent of the event's $1,241,000 payroll.
MMAjunkie.com today requested and received the
list of official disclosed paydays from the Georgia Athletic and
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Nearly 300,000 Showtime viewers tuned in for this past Friday's Strikeforce Challengers 8 headliner between MMA legend Matt Lindland and middleweight prospect Kevin Casey. read news >>